The Lake Poets

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The Lake Poets are a group of English poets of the Romantic Movement who lived in The Lake District (North West England). Among them the best known are William Wordsworth (1770-1850), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), and Robert Southey (1774-1843).

There, in the Lake District, the largest natural lake in England extends within the Lake District National Park in the impressive town of Windermere.

 

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Los poetas lakistas son un grupo de poetas ingleses, pertenecientes al movimiento romántico, quienes vivieron en el Distrito de los Lagos (Noroeste de Inglaterra). Entre ellos son destacables William Wordsworth (1770-1850), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) y Robert Southey (1774-1834).

Allí, en el Distrito de los Lagos, el lago natural más grande de Inglaterra se extiende dentro de los confines del Parque Natural del Distrito de los Lagos en el impresionante pueblo de Windermere.

 

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The Lake of Windermere in the Lake District of England.

 

Day after day, day after day,

We stuck, nor breath nor motion;

As idle as a painted ship

Upon a painted ocean.

 

Water, water, every where,

And all the boards did shrink;

Water, water, every where,

Nor any drop to drink.

(From “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Coleridge)

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